Spanking Harms Children, According to the American Academy of Pediatrics — TIME

Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said Monday, in an updated policy statement on the effects of corporal punishment. Spanking as a form of discipline in young children leads to increased aggression and does not go very far in teaching responsibility and self-control, the AAP says, also noting the…

via Spanking Harms Children, According to the American Academy of Pediatrics — TIME

This is interesting. My son is really smart and I didn’t spank him. It probably depends on the child. I think that’s a family decision and I don’t believe in child abuse.

 

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